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William H. Bonner papers

William H. Bonner papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: William H. Bonner papers
Creator: Bonner, William H., 1831-1917
Inclusive Dates: 1860-1879
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms3558
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

William H. Bonner (1831-1917) enlisted in Company I, Georgia 49th Infantry Regiment, Confederate Army, in 1862, and was eventually discharged for disability.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one handwritten letter: dated near Calhoun, Gordon County, Georgia, May 1, 1873, "Col. Jordan," signed "William B.," regarding the purchase of several enslaved people. The collection also includes a handwritten bill of sale for enslaved people sold to William H. Bonner.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William H. Bonner papers, ms3558, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Slave bills of sale.
Slave records -- Georgia.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing